Nephrectomy anyone?

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   Posted 10/8/2008 2:27 PM (GMT -6)   
My boyfriend has PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease).  He had a bilateral nephrectomy on Valentine's Day this year.  I am looking for a group of folks who may have gone through this procedure and may be able to help with some of the after-effects?  Please contact me if anyone has information on where he can get some support on this issue.

Here Kitty, Kitty, Kitty
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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 10/8/2008 7:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi there and welcome to HealingWell!

Although I'm kinda new here as well, I was just thinking that maybe you could start a forum here on Kidney Disease and I bet
you'd get a ton of responses. I honestly don't know how to do that here, maybe check with one of the Moderators?
I hope you get answers soon!!

~ Julie

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   Posted 10/14/2008 7:35 PM (GMT -6)   
I am curious - how can a person survive without both their kidneys?  Is he on constant dialysis?
I hope you find some support for this.
L & H,

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